Manager - Financial Reporting

Apply for this position

Location

Ardsley, NY

Summary

The Manager – Financial Reporting is responsible for applying principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports.  The individual assists in the preparation of all external financial reporting to ensure consistency with US GAAP as well as ensuring financial reporting controls are in place and operating effectively.  The individual provides finance, accounting and analytical expertise to all business units globally. 

Full Description

The Manager – Financial Reporting is responsible for applying principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports.  The individual assists in the preparation of all external financial reporting to ensure consistency with US GAAP as well as ensuring financial reporting controls are in place and operating effectively.  The individual provides finance, accounting and analytical expertise to all business units globally.    

*Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Preparation and review of all relevant SEC reporting for the Finance Department
  • Preparation of 10Qs/10K and proxy, particularly financial statements, footnotes, financial tables and MD&A
  • Preparation of XBRL/iXBRL tagging for external financial report filings
  • Ensures accuracy of external flings and compliance with all regulations around external reporting, including maintaining internal SOX controls and documentation for financial reporting and related processes to ensure compliance with SOX standards and XBRL requirements
  • Ensures compliance with SEC and US GAAP disclosure requirements; prepares quarterly/annual disclosure checklists
  • Assists with quarterly audit reviews and annual audit process
  • Performs research of technical accounting pronouncements/GAAP/SEC requirements
  • Assists with drafting of accounting memos related to new accounting matters
  • Preparation of periodic US Census filings and other governmental agency filings
  • Assist outside consultants such as valuation firms and technical accounting firms as needed for financial reporting related projects
  • Remains abreast of new, as well as proposed, accounting pronouncements, informs finance management of new relevant issues that may affect the Company
  • Preparation of royalty and milestone reporting, ensuring accurate and timely reporting and payment, as required under agreements
  • Assists with preparation of the annual proxy and prepares the proxy workpaper tie-out binder
  • Performs month-end close tasks (including journal entries and/or reconciliations) and other tasks as assigned

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required.
  • Minimum of three to six years of experience.

Supervisory Responsibilities: None.

Qualifications:

  • Advanced knowledge of US Generally accepted accounting principles, as well as SEC rules and regulations.

Computer Skills:

  • Must be proficient in MS Office Suite.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: CPA license required.

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent writing, communication, and presentation skills.
  • Ability to handle several projects at once, while paying close attention to details.
  • Must be self motivated, able to work autonomously and have a proven ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task successfully in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to communicate across all levels of the organization.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • There is minimal travel required for this position; the average travel is 5-10% with some variation based upon the demands of the business imperatives.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

No specific work demands.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.